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DOR Extends Tax Relief Until Oct. 15 for Persons, Businesses Affected by April’s Severe Weather

By |2020-06-29T22:16:52-04:00June 29th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Regulatory, Tax|

The SCDOR and IRS are offering tax relief for victims of the April 2020 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that impacted nine South Carolina counties, it was announced Friday, June [...]

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View From the Dome: $1.2B in Federal CARES Act Funding is Authorized

By |2020-06-26T13:35:36-04:00June 26th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, June 26, 2020 The General Assembly returned to Columbia and adopted a plan to appropriate the federal CARES Act funds. Results have been tabulated for [...]

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View From the Dome: Senate Finance Committee’s Plan for CARES Act Funds Includes $500M for Unemployment Trust Fund

By |2020-06-19T16:07:11-04:00June 19th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, June 19, 2020 The Senate Finance Committee met and adopted a plan to appropriate the federal CARES Act funds. House and Senate committees met to [...]

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View From the Dome: Gov. McMaster Recommends Disbursal of $1.9B Coronavirus Relief Fund in Two Phases

By |2020-06-17T17:14:49-04:00June 12th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, June 12, 2020 Primary elections occurred this past Tuesday. Gov. Henry McMaster provided his recommendations to the General Assembly this week for the expenditure [...]

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Results and Headlines from the South Carolina June 9 Primary Elections 

By |2020-06-10T12:33:40-04:00June 10th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

Here are the results and some context for South Carolina's Primary Elections on June 9, courtesy of Copper Dome Strategies: Federal Races U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham easily defeats his three [...]

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President Enacts ‘Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020,’ Gives More Flexibility to Borrowers

By |2020-06-05T16:18:30-04:00June 5th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

President Donald Trump on Friday signed the “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020,” after the Senate had late Wednesday night passed the House bill that creates more flexibility [...]

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View From the Dome: House COVID-19 Liability Protection Committee Weighs Burdens of Potential Lawsuits for Struggling Businesses

By |2020-06-05T14:45:54-04:00June 5th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, June 5, 2020 Several legislative committees met this past week to discuss actions needed to assist in the economic recovery. Both the House and Senate [...]

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View From the Dome: Gov. McMaster Will Now Review accelerateSC Committee’s Final Recommendations

By |2020-05-29T15:36:42-04:00May 29th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, May 29, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster issued a new Executive Order on Wednesday extending the State of Emergency for an additional 15 days as South Carolina [...]

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculator Available; Push Continues for Additional Guidance

By |2020-06-05T16:14:23-04:00May 26th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Note: On June 6, the ‘Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020’ was enacted, which gives more flexibility to borrowers. Learn more here. A PPP Loan Forgiveness calculator is [...]

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View From the Dome: Restrictions Lift on Tourist Attractions on May 22, but Extended State of Emergency Remains until May 27

By |2020-05-22T14:16:16-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, May 22, 2020 Gov Henry McMaster signed into law a Continuing Resolution to keep the state's government operating. The governor also issued a new Executive [...]

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Takeaways from ‘Workplace Safety Reopening Guide for SC Employers’ Legal Webinar

By |2020-05-21T13:03:53-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

Takeaways from ‘Workplace Safety Reopening Guide for SC Employers’ Legal Webinar  The S.C. Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar Thursday for employers on how to safely begin reopening businesses. [...]

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View From the Dome: General Assembly Passes Continuing Resolution for State Budget; Close-Contact Businesses Can Resume Monday, May 18

By |2020-05-15T16:17:34-04:00May 15th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, May 15, 2020 The General Assembly returned to Columbia this past week for a one-day session. The accelerateSC subcommittees met again this week to discuss [...]

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View From the Dome: Gov. McMaster Announces that Indoor Dining in SC Can Resume on May 11

By |2020-05-15T15:05:28-04:00May 8th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, May 8, 2020 The accelerateSC committee met again this past week to discuss recommendations to the governor on getting the economy moving again. The [...]

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Board of Economic Advisors Reduces SC FY20-21Tax Revenue Estimate by Another $58.3M to Nearly $702M

By |2020-05-08T15:45:58-04:00May 8th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

Keep up with all SCACPA updates specific to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 situation at www.scacpa.org/covid-19-response-and-resources South Carolina’s Board of Economic Advisors lowered next year’s budget estimate by $58.3 million at a morning [...]

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View From the Dome: General Assembly Set to Return to State House on May 12

By |2020-05-01T13:42:48-04:00May 1st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, May 1, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster renewed his State of Emergency Order on Monday afternoon that will be in effect another 15 days. The accelerateSC Committee [...]

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View From the Dome: accelerateSC Revitalization Task Force Goes to Work

By |2020-04-24T16:41:11-04:00April 24th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Uncategorized|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, April 24, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster lifted some restrictions on public access to beaches and waterways and announced the creation of a task force [...]

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Here are Recommendations for Administrative, Filing and Payment Relief for State and Local Taxes During Pandemic Response

By |2020-04-21T17:21:12-04:00April 21st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

The AICPA Tax Policy & Advocacy Team has created a list of suggested administrative, filing, and payment relief for state and local taxpayers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This [...]

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View from the Dome: McMaster Announces ‘Accelerate South Carolina’ Revitalization Plan, Details to Come

By |2020-04-17T13:03:07-04:00April 17th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, April 17, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster extended the COVID-19 Emergency Order for another 15 days until Monday, April 27. South Carolina's public schools will remain [...]

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IRS Extends More Tax Deadlines for Individuals, Businesses with Notice 2020-23

By |2020-04-10T13:26:42-04:00April 10th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

Keep up with all SCACPA updates specific to the COVID-19 situation at www.scacpa.org/covid-19-response-and-resources The IRS released Notice 2020-23 on Thursday, April 9, to extend more tax deadlines for individuals and [...]

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View From the Dome: Here are Details of General Assembly’s Unresolved Continuing Resolution Situation for State Operations Budget

By |2020-04-10T13:06:02-04:00April 10th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, April 10, 2020 The General Assembly returned to Columbia on Wednesday for a one-day session but left without a plan to keep the government operating [...]

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